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1. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light.

Synonyms

  • dark

Antonyms

  • white
  • comprehensible

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Pitch Black

  • post-attack
  • vanvlack
  • knick-knack
  • unpack
  • tabak
  • stracke
  • strack
  • repack
  • oblak
  • dulac
  • chirac
  • beaulac
  • whack
  • trak
  • track
  • trac
  • stack
  • stac
  • spak
  • spack
  • snack
  • smack
  • slack
  • schrack
  • schnack
  • schlack
  • quack
  • plaque
  • placke
  • plack

2. pitch

verb. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] throw or toss with a light motion.

Synonyms

  • fling
  • sky
  • toss
  • submarine
  • flip
  • toss back
  • throw back

Antonyms

  • hypotonus
  • hypertonus
  • hypertonicity
  • colorlessness

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration.

Synonyms

  • tune
  • concert pitch
  • philharmonic pitch
  • tenor
  • low frequency
  • low
  • low pitch
  • high
  • treble
  • alto
  • low-pitched
  • high pitch
  • soprano
  • high frequency
  • key
  • bass
  • tone
  • sound property
  • high-pitched

Antonyms

  • low pitch
  • high pitch
  • high
  • unbend

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. pitch

verb. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] move abruptly.

Synonyms

  • lurch
  • shift

Antonyms

  • silence
  • loudness
  • descent

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. pitch

noun. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter.

Synonyms

  • submarine pitch
  • beanball
  • spitball
  • passed ball
  • delivery
  • knuckleball
  • submarine ball
  • throw
  • beaner
  • balk
  • wild pitch
  • screwball
  • knuckler
  • ball
  • overhand pitch
  • duster
  • breaking ball
  • smoke
  • change-of-pace ball
  • change-up
  • heater
  • change-of-pace
  • fastball
  • off-speed pitch
  • curve ball
  • spitter
  • strike
  • curve
  • bullet
  • sinker
  • bender

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • switch off
  • obey
  • practical

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] marked by anger or resentment or hostility.

Antonyms

  • chromatic

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin.

Synonyms

  • dark-skinned
  • African-American
  • colored
  • Afro-American
  • negro
  • non-white
  • negroid
  • dark

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • natural
  • impartial
  • blond

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. black

noun. ['ˈblæk'] the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white).

Synonyms

  • pitch black
  • jet black
  • ebony
  • soot black
  • achromatic color
  • blackness
  • coal black
  • inkiness
  • achromatic colour

Antonyms

  • white
  • inauspiciousness
  • unpropitiousness
  • felicitous

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. pitch

verb. ['ˈpɪtʃ'] fall or plunge forward.

Synonyms

  • go down
  • come down
  • fall

Antonyms

  • rise
  • pull
  • ride
  • right angle

Etymology

  • pic (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • pix (Latin)
  • pitch (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable.

Synonyms

  • evil
  • dark

Antonyms

  • color
  • inoffensive
  • glorious

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with pitch-black


1. Noun Phrase
Not far from Volcanoes National Park, Punaluu Black Sand Beach on the southeast coast offers a different perspective on sand – it’s pitch black.

2. Noun Phrase
The U.S. military uses a form of high-tech glow stick for nighttime missions to help soldiers see each other in the pitch black darkness.

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